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DenTek Dental Pik & Scaler with Mirror 1 ea

 
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DenTek Dental Pik & Scaler with Mirror, 1 ea
 
3.3

(based on 20 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cleans hard to reach spots (9)
  • Clean teeth (9)
  • Easy to use (8)
  • Durable (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Prevent cavities (5)
    • Daily use (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual user (5), Frequent user (5)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    I won't lie to you: this ...

    I won't lie to you: this wasn't the easiest product to use, BUT once I saw the difference it made in my oral health, and the potential it had to even help my...Read complete review

    I won't lie to you: this wasn't the easiest product to use, BUT once I saw the difference it made in my oral health, and the potential it had to even help my OVERALL health you won't want to be without it! I bought this, thinking I'd pre-clean before a trip to the dentist. And... once you get the technique right, if you learn the right angle, pressure, and pull, you will be FREAKED OUT by what you take off your teeth!

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    I had another Dental Pik ...

    I had another Dental Pik by DenTek, and bought this one because the mirror is supposed to be fog free.
    Well, the mirror is definitely NOT fog-free, and fogs up right away....Read complete review

    I had another Dental Pik by DenTek, and bought this one because the mirror is supposed to be fog free.
    Well, the mirror is definitely NOT fog-free, and fogs up right away. Anyways, I found an easy way to make it fog free. Apply some shaving gel on it and rub it in. Do not rinse, simply wipe it off. It should not streak and still look like a mirror. This works perfectly every time, but you will have to repeat every once in a while.
    Other than that this is a good product. Works well. I like the 'toothpick' thing too. It's longer, so it works better than a toothpick.

    Reviewed by 20 customers

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    3.0

    Not Bad

    By vhoffman

    from Merriam, KS

    describe yourself Frequent User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Cleans Hard To Reach Spots
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

    • Wears Out Quickly

    Best Uses

    • Prevent Cavities

    Comments about DenTek Dental Pik & Scaler with Mirror, 1 ea:

    Depending what toothpaste I'm using, I tend to have tartar build up quickly around my bottom front teeth. I thought if I could keep on top of it it would make dentist appointments easier. With this set, the mirror is fine, but the pick is super flimsy so when you try to pull up on it, it just bends. However, I've been able to use the scaler in place of it, and it works fine.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Don't pick at the pik

    By DebiDebi

    from Central Florida

    describe yourself Midrange Shopper

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Quality

    Cons

    • Time Consuming

    Best Uses

    • Plaque Removal

    Comments about DenTek Dental Pik & Scaler with Mirror, 1 ea:

    Quality of product is better than expected ... Mirror truly "is" a real mirror ... (people who got gray tape version should return it and ask for a replacement... Manuf fault, NOT Drugstore's) ... Mirror doesn't fog with normal use, but ANY mirror will fog if you huff on it hard enough, geez people, have common sense ... Mirror has a good angle ... You need to be looking into a regular mirror WHILE using the hand mirror to see behind teeth while searching for cavities, plaque, etc ...

    Big hooked pik is sturdy with a thin, very long loop, so easy to use between teeth ... Scaler has one flat side you lay against the gumline at an angle & pull tool AWAY from gums gently ... Persons with sensitive teeth are going to have pain touching receding gums, fact of life... What helps: BEFORE scaling, use some "baby teething gel" while brushing, THEN scale.

     
    3.0

    Perfect for the Price

    By Hook

    from Washington, DC

    describe yourself Midrange Shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Handy For Hard To Reach
    • Inexpensive

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about DenTek Dental Pik & Scaler with Mirror, 1 ea:

        Very inexpensive and great for reaching hard to brush areas.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Love it!

        By Rockin Robin

        from North Georgia

        describe yourself Frequent User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Cleans Hard To Reach Spots
        • Clean Teeth
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Plaque removal

          Comments about DenTek Dental Pik & Scaler with Mirror, 1 ea:

          Love the scaler. It efficiently removed plaque that gathers on front lower teeth. The tool that is a hook and is used to clean between teeth could be sturdier, but for the price I like the product. I'm not sure what the comments about the mirror are? I found it to be very effective.

           
          4.0

          Easy to use

          By Anonymous

          from Undisclosed

          describe yourself Casual User

          See all my reviews

          Pros

          • Cleans Hard To Reach Spots
          • Clean Teeth
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about DenTek Dental Pik & Scaler with Mirror, 1 ea:

              I've used it a couple of times and it exceeded my expectations. The mirror didn't fog up and the whole process took minutes... I guess I got a good one. =)

              Works better than flossing!

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Difficult to use

              By rubysredshoes

              from Portland, OR

              describe yourself Casual User

              See all my reviews

              Pros

              • Cleans Hard To Reach Spots
              • Clean Teeth
              • Durable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Prevent Cavities
                • Whitening

                Comments about DenTek Dental Pik & Scaler with Mirror, 1 ea:

                I have seen some improvement with this set, which I have just started using. It is very effective if you are VERY careful and follow all directions, but I wonder if many people really have the patience and skill to use the product in a way that is correct, not harming the enamel on their teeth, and effective. I have seen better if not as immediate results with higher-end electric toothbrush systems when it comes to removing the stains that accumulate particularly on the gumline of hard to reach back teeth. These results are cumulative, whereas with this particular product, you really can do your own scaling and clean your own teeth immediately- if you feel like it. It is labor intensive and slightly painful, but I suppose it's not a bad idea to have the set around. I have no complaints about the quality and construction of the product itself; everything seems up to par. There appear to be a number of complaints about the mirror; I felt it was a normal mirror. It was hardly "fog-free", but it worked as expected.

                 
                3.0

                Mirror is Anti-Fog

                By Turboshopper

                from Sunnyvale, CA

                describe yourself Frequent User

                See all my reviews

                Pros

                • Cleans Hard To Reach Spots
                • Clean Teeth
                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Prevent Cavities

                  Comments about DenTek Dental Pik & Scaler with Mirror, 1 ea:

                  I read some reviewers did not receive an actual mirror, that it was a piece gray tape. I must have gotten the good batch, because the mirror is real and it doesn't fog up. I had orthodontic work done, so the pik and scaler help me get in those hard to reach spots to remove lodged food particles. The mirror works just fine.

                  (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  Don't Waste Your Money!

                  By Barry

                  from Batesville, IN

                  describe yourself Budget Shopper

                  See all my reviews

                  Pros

                    Cons

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                        Comments about DenTek Dental Pik & Scaler with Mirror, 1 ea:

                        I ordered this product with high expectations, I guess--it seemed to be the exact thing I needed to improve oral hygene. I had larangeayl cancer, and they removed my voice box. Now I have a plastic tube in its place, which needs cleaning each day. I ordered the tools to do this.

                        HOWEVER, when I received the product, I discovered that the "Mirror" at the end of one piece is NOT a mirror; only a dull piece of gray tape which doesn't reflect a thing. Don't waste your money.

                        (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        2.0

                        WARNING: Misleading Product Description

                        By Barry

                        from Batesville, IN

                        describe yourself Budget Shopper

                        See all my reviews

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Each kit was complete
                        • I received all I ordered

                        Cons

                        • Poor product description

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about DenTek Dental Pik & Scaler with Mirror, 1 ea:

                          The product description is misleading. What was supposed to be a mirror finish on the tip of the main tool is nothing more than a dull silver tape--and gives a reflection of nothing. I looked forward to receiving something I have a need for; but all I got was disappointment. A waste of time and money.

                          (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          1.0

                          Disappointed!

                          By DK

                          from Chicago,Il

                          Comments about DenTek Dental Pik & Scaler with Mirror, 1 ea:

                          This product was misrepresented. It plainly says "Bonus Lighted Mirror" on the description which is the only reason I bought it because it is hard to find lighted dental mirrors! I am getting dental work done and want to see how I am healing..There IS no light on the mirror! I bought 5 of them because I was so happy to have found a LIGHTED dental mirror, went to use it and no light anywhere!

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